I've read the references that other travellers left a few years ago and felt like I have to leave a good word for that beautiful old place. I don't know why it changed, but it definitely did!
Like some of the others already mentioned, it's a beautiful old building and definitely NO PARTY HOSTEL, which I definitely appreciate some times.
Anyways, the service was good, I let them know that I'll arrive late and the receptionist was waiting for me with the key. It's a small hostel so I understand why it's not worth it to have a 24/7 reception. But it's not a problem since you can call their number anytime you need them. They were always helpful and friendly. Also, they didn't have a strict check out time, means I was allowed leaving my stuff in the room 'till 3pm, which might be really useful for those who have a bus in the afternoon or what ever.
The rooms I've stayed in (4 bed shared) were spacious and clean. The mattresses were good as well. Didn't see any stains on any of the other mattresses either. And none of the bunk beds were squeaking, like in the majority of the hostels I've stayed at.
They were also fixing a few things while I stayed there, so I guess the place is being taken care of now.
Another great thing was that you can use the iron and the board for free, just ask at the reception.
After reading all the other comments, I was wondering if I was just lucky, but I guess I'll find out soon since I will definitely be staying there again at some point!
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